noun. any plant of the genus Alocasia having large showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish berries.
- genus Alocasia
- elephant's ear
- elephant ear
- giant taro
Example sentences of the word alocasia
1. Noun, singular or mass
Those who consume the alocasia should wipe their mouths out with a cold, wet cloth and should drink milk.
The alocasia macrorrhiza can be grown in water or in a pond as a water plant.
3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Feed alocasia once a month with a general purpose water soluble houseplant fertilizer such as Miracle-Gro.